low commodity prices

Deere Sales Down and Push for Dairy Assistance
Deere's worldwide sales of agriculture and turf equipment are forecast to decrease by about 1 percent for fiscal-year 2017, including a positive currency-translation effect of about 1 percent. Industry sales for Ag equipment in the U.S. and Canada are forecast to be down 5 to 10 percent...
Farmers Dealing With Increasing Financial Pressure and Low Commodity Prices
Agriculture groups are telling lawmakers farmers are facing increased financial pressure in an economic downturn brought on by low commodity prices. At a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing Thursday, the American Farm Bureau and the National Farmers Union told lawmakers the downturn of the farm economy is forcing farmers to tighten their belts...